Cloud Volumes Service for AWS overview Edit on GitHub Request doc changes

Cloud volumes are simple to use and fast to deploy. Some prerequisites apply for using Cloud Volumes Service for AWS.

Benefits of using Cloud Volumes Service for AWS

Cloud Volumes Service for AWS provides the following benefits:

  • Consistent high performance

  • Data protection without performance impacts

  • Instant cloning to support operations, development, and test workflows

  • Secure access to Linux and Windows Elastic Container Service (ECS) instances, with support including the following:

    • Amazon Linux 2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5, SLES 12 SP3, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

    • Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2016

  • Fully managed service, therefore no need to configure or manage storage devices

  • Choice of bundled and pay-as-you-go pricing


You must have subscribed to Cloud Volumes Service for AWS before you can perform the Cloud Volumes tasks that are described in this documentation. The subscription process includes the initial setup and configuration that are required for using the service.